Social Democrats’ Dientsbier just behind Fischer in fourth, debacle for Civic Democrats’ Sobotka

Of the remaining six candidates, the Social Democrats’ Jiří Dientsbier received 16.12 percent, tattooed artist Vladmír Franz 6.84 percent, MEP Zuzana Roithová 4.95 percent, MP Taťana Fischerová 3.23 percent, the Civic Democrats’ Přemysl Sobotka 2.46 percent and former MEP Jana Bobošíková 2.39 percent. The outcome will be seen as particularly poor for Mr. Sobotka, whose party lead the Czech coalition government.

Author: Ian Willoughby